About Us

About Us

Second Opportunity Africa Foundation is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization working behind the scenes since 2004 and registered in 2016.


To help people achieve success in spite of past failures. To help people create wealth from Africa’s resources in a sustainable manner in line with the United Nations sustainable Development Goals. Helping people believe in tomorrow, equipping people to recognize and utilize opportunities.


To create a network of people taking second, third and even fourth shots at life and making a success of it in the areas of job and wealth creation.


Our purpose is to assist adults get a second chance to live meaningful lives with a view to depleting the large pool of unemployed/unemployable adults in Africa.


Second Opportunity Africa Foundation works with individuals and organizations to help people and communities realize their potentials.

Our Working Process

We believe everyone has a role to play in making society a better place

Meet Our Team

The Honourable Linda Somiari–Stewart

Founder and President

  • -State Legislator
  • -Former Executive Secretary, Women for Change & Dev. initiative.
  • -Former Local Government Council Secretary
  • -Member Assembly Service Commission
  • -Mobilizer & Inspirational Speaker
  • -Journalist, Writer / Artiste and a mother
…her passion is to open the eyes of people to the many opportunities in Africa and the World.

The Right Honourable Francis Busam Adah

Chairman Advisory/Mentors Council

  • -Former Local Government Council Chairman
  • -Former Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly
  • -Former acting Governor of Cross River State
  • -Former member Nigeria’s House of Representatives
  • -Business man & Christian Mentor
...he brings with him a robust portfolio of varied experiences.

Saint Michael B. Stewart

Teen Volunteer Affairs